Vehicle Overcorrection Causes One Mans Death
WASHINGTON COUNTY — The Missouri State Highway Patrol reported a fatal vehicle accident that occurred Thursday around 8:45 a.m.
Forty-one-year-old Paul F. Richards, heading southbound Missouri Road 47, overcorrected his vehicle and traveled off the road. Officials reported that the truck overturned several times after striking a tree, totaling the driver's vehicle.
The Washington County coroner pronounced Richards' death an hour after Troop C of the Missouri State Highway Patrol responded.